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PlantFiles: Frigid Shooting Star
Dodecatheon frigidum

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Family: Primulaceae
Genus: Dodecatheon (doh-dek-ATH-ee-on) (Info)
Species: frigidum (FRIH-jih-dum) (Info)

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Category:
Alpines and Rock Gardens
Perennials

Height:
6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:
Unknown - Tell us

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 2a: to -45.5 C (-50 F)
USDA Zone 2b: to -42.7 C (-45 F)
USDA Zone 3a: to -39.9 C (-40 F)
USDA Zone 3b: to -37.2 C (-35 F)

Sun Exposure:
Sun to Partial Shade
Light Shade
Partial to Full Shade

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Pink
Magenta (Pink-Purple)

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer

Foliage:
Herbaceous

Other details:
Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall
From seed; winter sow in vented containers, coldframe or unheated greenhouse
From seed; stratify if sowing indoors

Seed Collecting:
Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds

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Profile:

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive Grasmussen On Jul 24, 2007, Grasmussen from Anchorage, AK (Zone 4a) wrote:

Frigid Shooting Star, Dodecatheon frigidum, is found in alpine and tundra meadows, from eastern Siberia, across most of central and interior Alaska, extending into Canada.



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